My international work placement in Malaysia

This is a guest blog by current student Emily Poulton, studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. In January 2018, two other students from my course and I travelled to Malaysia for a month-long placement dedicating our time and efforts working with a small selection of outreach workers from an organisation called AIDS Action & Research Group (AARG). Our aim? To help… Read more »

Which sport degree will you choose?

Keen about sport but not too sure which direction to go in? Check out what current students Dan, Luke and Katie have to say about their different sport courses. The facilities, industry links and outstanding sport academics we boast at BU helps our students to truly stand out in this subject area!

My trip to Helsinki

This is guest blog by Sarah B studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. “We are delighted to inform you that your abstract has been accepted. We would like to invite you the International Association for Dance Science and Medicine conference in Helsinki, Finland in October 2018” I couldn’t believe what I was reading. After submitting a collaborative… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – Design intern at Primrose

This is a guest blog written by Rebecca. Why did you come to BU? I came to BU as they are well known for their expertise in the media sector. Placement job title, company and location: Design Intern at Primrose in Reading Describe your role and responsibilities: Throughout the year, I have had a number of responsibilities from… Read more »

Placement year considerations

Be ahead of the game and fully-prepared for placement year by reading this short blog, where I cover applying, the role, location, rent and advice. Placement year comes round so quick so make sure you’re forward thinking as soon as you go into second year! Applying – to make sure you have a placement lined… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – Amplicon in Brighton

Name: Zelda Zemzare Course: BA (Hons) Advertising Where are you originally from? Latvia Why did you decide to come to BU? I wanted to study advertising and after meeting BU representatives at a university fair, the course at BU sounded like the perfect fit for me. Placement company: Amplicon Placement job title: Marketing Assistant Three words to describe your placement: interesting, fast… Read more »

#MyPlacementStory – RACS Marketing & RACS Group

This is a guest blog by Digital Media Design student,  Mark about his placement at RACS Marketing & RACS Group and his top tips for those students looking to secure a placement. Placement at: RACS Marketing & RACS Group Placement job title: Freelance App Design & Developer Three words to describe your placement experience: ‘Valuable Learning Experience’. Most interesting… Read more »